July Fourth Safe Driving Tips
With Independence Day right around the corner and fewer restrictions on gatherings in Illinois, Antioch residents driving to festivities should know how to do it safely amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Below, we have compiled a handy list of safe driving tips for the Holiday weekend.
Adhere to your state’s social distancing guidelines
If you are traveling, make sure to check the rules in place at your destination. Making stops along the way for gas, food, or bathroom breaks can put you and your passengers at risk. Learn more about how to protect yourself and your loved ones on CDC’s website.
Anticipate travel needs
When traveling this Holiday weekend make sure to:
- Pack necessary medicine and medical equipment.
- Pack hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes.
- Bring a face mask to wear in public places.
- Prepare some snacks for the ride
Service your vehicle
With the stay-at-home order being lifted recently, it’s especially important to get your vehicles looked at since it might not have seen the light of day in quite some time. It’s easy to schedule a service appointment online at Raymond Kia in Antioch. Our technicians will perform routine maintenance – checking over your fluid levels and tire pressure, changing your oil, and more.
Keep your distance
Since the roads are going to be crowded try to keep your distance to avoid crashes. Follow the 3-second rule to set a good distance between your car and the other vehicle in front of you. Also, remember that it’s important for you and others to keep their distance. A safe distance for you and your loved ones is roughly 6 feet apart. Do your part stay 6 feet apart!